Steinigtwolmsdorf

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Steinigtwolmsdorf
Steinigtwolmsdorf is located in Germany
Steinigtwolmsdorf
Steinigtwolmsdorf
Location of Steinigtwolmsdorf within Bautzen district
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Coordinates: 51°4′N 14°21′E / 51.067°N 14.350°E / 51.067; 14.350Coordinates: 51°4′N 14°21′E / 51.067°N 14.350°E / 51.067; 14.350
Country Germany
State Saxony
District Bautzen
Government
 • Mayor Guntram Steglich
Area
 • Total 18.03 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,905
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01904
Dialling codes 035951
Vehicle registration BZ
Website www.steinigtwolmsdorf.com

Steinigtwolmsdorf is a municipality of about 3419 inhabitants. It is situated in eastern Germany in the district of Bautzen in Saxony near the border to the Czech Republic. The community covers a surface of about 18.03 square kilometers and has a density of population of about 190 inhabitants per km^2.

Geography and traffical situation[edit]

Steinigtwolmsdorf is in the southern part of the district of Bautzen. It is about 16 km apart from the city of Bischofswerda and about 19 km apart from the city of Bautzen. It is near the federal highway (Bundesstrasse) B98, that is between Bischofswerda, Oppach and Zittau. The next railway-station can be found in Neukirch (Lausitz) at the railway-connection between Dresden and Liberec.

Parts of the community[edit]

The community consists out of three parts: Steinigtwolmsdorf, Ringenhain and Weifa. The central village of the community has been founded in 1250. The most important sight is the church from 1861 and some Umgebindehäuser. In one part of the community called "Ringenhain" there can be found the smallest Umgebindehaus of the whole upper Lusatia. The small village of Weifa, the highest of all villages in whole upper Lusatia and also unique as being a free village since hundreds of years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktuelle Einwohnerzahlen nach Gemeinden 2017] (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt des Freistaates Sachsen (in German). October 2018.